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dr . atkins
19 Nov 14 22:21
Date Joined: 07 Jan 07
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Report CLYDEBANK29 November 20, 2014 12:06 AM GMT
I effectively lost (only buttons like)in the period where I didn't know and other people betting in the market did know but I don't hold a grudge.  It's not what you'd want but it's how it has to be.
Report TheGoodsAgain November 20, 2014 7:16 AM GMT
Same here, I had £30 on him roughly 10 minutes before the news started to come out. Tragic for Craig Charles but just unlucky for punters. Saying that I would not grumble if Betfair decided to void all bets...
Report alfie46 November 20, 2014 8:39 AM GMT
Hills voided (Twitter)
Report GREEDISGOOD November 20, 2014 12:31 PM GMT
I read about this online.  Betfair should void.  Then again if Craig come back, he'll almost certainly win it.
Report mach November 20, 2014 12:53 PM GMT
I'm still offering 6/1 on Craig if anyone wants itWink
fill your boots
Report Trainy November 20, 2014 12:55 PM GMT
Report jack12321 November 20, 2014 1:25 PM GMT
Could say the same about people playing the stock markets post 9/11 or 7/7.

Even if you feel supremely sad about the situation, life for you goes on and rational financial decisions must be made. Letting yourself be financially burnt doesn't help anyone.
Report Clarky9 November 20, 2014 4:26 PM GMT
If you're worried about the money you're taking off people then you're on the wrong website imo..
Report Henry VIII November 20, 2014 4:50 PM GMT
Dr. Atkins

wind up merchant 1/3
emotional little girl 3/1
Report Cider November 20, 2014 4:53 PM GMT
Craig backer left money up 1.01
Report Hamsterdam November 20, 2014 8:29 PM GMT
SHould have closed and voided market opened up a new one with any other as a runner.
Report mach November 20, 2014 8:39 PM GMT
I think voiding the market would allow everyone that fecked up their trading to make money out of Craig's grief.
totally disgusting idea
Report bearcub November 20, 2014 8:55 PM GMT
totally disgusting idea  Laugh

It would be hard for Betfair to call it right on something like this really.

Initially i would have agreed with a suspension, but I doubt betfair can employ someone to actively watch every market 24/7

Everyone knows the risks and as unsavoury as it may seem, such is life.

More interference will favour no one in the end, no markets on BB eviction before voting still annoys me

Lets just be grateful that the market seems squeaky clean this year Happy
Report hemsby November 20, 2014 8:56 PM GMT
You're  back on form CoolLove
Report bearcub November 20, 2014 8:59 PM GMT
to infinity and beyond Cool
Report CLYDEBANK29 November 20, 2014 9:00 PM GMT
It's sad for Craig and his family but it's a total non issue for Betfair.
Report goonjim November 20, 2014 10:02 PM GMT
Betfair will not void or settle bets on individual runners unless this market as a whole is voided or settled. Customers are entirely responsible for their bets at all times. All bets stand run or not.
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